Texas John Slaughter (Episode 16): Frank Clell’s in Town (television) Television show; aired on April 23, 1961. Directed by James Neilson. Some of the businessmen in Tombstone long for the return of the desperadoes Slaughter has run out of town, for they had helped the town’s economy. A saloon keeper hires a notorious killer to kill Slaughter, but the sheriff finally wins the battle. Stars Tom Tryon, Betty Lynn, Brian Corcoran, Jim Beck, Robert Burton, Michael McGreevey, Ralph Meeker, Raymond Bailey.